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Katie Tubs Alabama News
Tuberville formally endorses Katie Britt U.S. Senate bid in fundraising pitch

Earlier this week, Tuberville made his support official now that Britt has been declared the party's choice for the November ballot.

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U.S. Rep. Palmer has dust-up with Democrat chairwoman over photo of unborn infant grasping hand of physician during an in-utero surgery

Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) had a run-in with U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), the chairwoman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, during a hearing responding to the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision that overturned the abortion-legalizing decision Roe v. Wade.

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State Rep. Brown: Lottery, sports and casino gaming can be separate votes

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5 on Tuesday, Brown said a renewed effort in the new quadrennium was possible.

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Alabama Democratic Party removes Sebrina Martin from ballot over abuse allegations

"Martin’s conduct bears directly on her fitness for the office she seeks. Candidates for judicial office should conduct themselves “in a manner that promotes public confidence in the integrity and impartiality of the judiciary,”" the Alabama Democratic Party wrote announcing that they have removed Sebrina Martin from their Nov. 8 general election ballot for a Montgomery judgeship.

Barry Moore inspecting an ultrasound machine Alabama News
Barry Moore demands Biden rescind abortion executive order

“The recent Executive Order from the Biden Administration defending the right to terminate the lives of unborn children up until the moment of birth is further proof of how extreme and beyond the mainstream Biden and Washington Democrats have moved on abortion," said Rep. Moore.

Tuberville in the Philippines Alabama News
Tuberville and other Senators ask Pentagon to justify claim that Court’s abortion decision will hurt military readiness

Tuberville and other Republicans Senators request that Sec. of Defense Lloyd Austin justify claim by a DoD political appointee that the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade will impact military readiness.

Barry Moore meets a soldier Alabama News
Congressmen respond to votes on National Defense Authorization Act

“Our military’s role is to protect our Constitutional rights and the American way of life from our enemies at home and abroad, and any bill that undermines those foundational pillars not only harms our national defense but dilutes what makes our nation so worthy of defending. No amount of money authorized to spend on bases or weapons programs could compensate for such dangerous policy missteps that destabilize our nation," Rep. Moore said explaining his decision to oppose the House version of the NDAA.

Wahl Alabama News
ALGOP chair Wahl blames negative campaigning, lack of media coverage for low voter turnout

"That was probably the most disappointing thing this cycle, was just the voter turnout, the voter turnout numbers," Wahl said.

Britt Boyd Alabama News
Katie Britt outpaces Democrat opponent Will Boyd in Q2 fundraising by 79-to-1 margin

A repeat of the 2017 U.S. Senate special election upset is looking less and less likely for Democrats as November approaches.

Mc Millan718 Alabama News
Medical Cannabis Commission director John McMillan says 'best case' late 2023 for product availability

Although the legislature voted to make so-called medical cannabis available in May 2021, Alabamians will still have to wait a bit until cannabis products are available for legal use.

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Sewell challenger says Democrats couldn’t prevent inflation even when they controlled the House, the Senate, and the Presidency

“Terri Sewell and the Democrats couldn’t prevent inflation or high gas prices, even though they control the House, Senate, AND the Presidency. Why should we think they have the answers now?” said Republican challenger Beatrice Nichols.

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Why did State Sen. Elliott send Congressman Rogers a box of nails?

Earlier this week, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) voiced his frustration with the Alabama Legislature's use of American Rescue Plan Act (APRA) funds allocated to the state in the name of COVID-19 pandemic relief.

Randall Woodfin from Will Blakely Alabama News
Birmingham Mayor Woodfin grades city's handling of World Games 'an A-plus'

Friday, during an appearance on Birmingham's News Radio 105.5 WERC, Mayor Randall Woodfin told "Alabama Morning News" host JT Nysewander that his city deserved an "A-plus" grade.

US Capitol Louis Velazquez Alabama News
House passes legislation creating federal protection for abortion rights

"These bills are meant to trample on the Dobbs decision, which affirmed that there is no constitutional right to abortion and sent the power to determine abortion laws back to the states. Democrats’ unconstitutional and barbaric legislation demonstrates how radical the pro-abortion movement has become and would end thousands of innocent lives if signed into law.," Rep. Barry Moore wrote.

Port of Mobile Alabama News
Shelby predicts 'big boost' in employment, traffic from Port of Mobile expansion

Richard Shelby boasted about the progress of the Port of Mobile during an interview with Mobile NBC affiliate WPMI, He predicted an uptick in business upon completion in the years to come.

England Alabama News
After low primary participation, State Rep. England won't seek another term as Alabama Democratic Party chair

Late Thursday, the Alabama Democratic Party Executive Committee reportedly announced State Rep. Chris England (D-Tuscaloosa) would not seek another term as party chairman.

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Dean Odle running as a write-in candidate for governor

"How did Kay Ivey win the primary election without a run-off? Did people forget about her gas tax, her unnecessary and unconstitutional shutdown of businesses, churches and schools, her mask-mandate, and her harsh, false accusations against the “unvaccinated folks?” Dean Odle said announcing his write-in campaign for Governor.

Kay Ivey addressing economic developers 2 Alabama News
Ivey shares progress report on Alabama workforce development

“I am proud of our progress and predict we are well on our way to surpassing the goal of adding 500,000 additional credentialed individuals to our workforce by 2025,” said Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey,

Rogers Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Rogers slams legislature for using ARPA money on prison construction

However, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Saks) said he saw the use of ARPA money on prisons instead of rural broadband as inappropriate.

Harrison Butler Alabama News
Kimberly Butler challenge denied in HD2; Ben Harrison declared GOP nominee

On Tuesday, the Alabama Republican Party steering committee opted not to accept a challenge from Republican House District 2 hopeful Kimberly Butler, citing a late filing fee as the justification for the decision.

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Inflation hits 40-year high - Alabama Republicans blame Biden's economic policies

“We are talking about basic necessities like groceries, clothes, transportation. Families no longer have extra money to do things like go out to eat after Church or take a vacation. Soaring prices are impacting small business too," Sen. Tommy Tuberville said.

US Capitol Louis Velazquez Alabama News
Alabama Congressmembers at odds over Active Shooter Alert Act bill

“This critical bill builds on the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which I proudly voted for last month, by helping to keep people safe and informed during active shooter incidents," said Rep. Sewell.

Kennon Alabama News
Orange Beach Mayor Kennon reacts to 'abortion ship' – 'Time for pro-life people to say that ain't going to happen, lady'

During an interview with Mobile radio FM Talk 106.5, Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon said he vehemently opposes such an effort off the coast of his city.

Moore639 Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Moore urges other states to adopt Alabama-style occupational license reciprocity for military families

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore suggests California and other states adopt the license reciprocity guarantee offered in Alabama to help ease high military spousal unemployment levels.

Dr Jimmy Blake with Kaye Reyes Alabama News
Former Birmingham City Councilmember running for governor

Former Birmingham City Councilman Jimmy Blake is running for Governor of Alabama as the Alabama Libertarian nominee on the Nov. 8 general election.

Town Alabama News
Fmr U.S. Attorney Jay Town says 'floating abortion clinic' still illegal – 'Getting cute with the law is going to fail'

A $20 million proposal to put an abortion clinic off the coast of Alabama in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico will not work, according to former U.S. Attorney Jay Town.

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Democratic Party candidate Yolanda Flowers facing criticism for her Christian beliefs

Democratic Party nominee for Governor of Alabama Yolanda Flowers calls for Alabama Democrats to unite; and confronts her critics.

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